Executive Viewpoints Archive

  • Walmart U.S. President and CEO Bill Simon Delivered Remarks at the 2014 Supplier SummitMarch 13, 2014 - Bill Simon

    Today, Walmart U.S. president and CEO delivered the following remarks, as prepared for delivery, at the company’s 2014 Supplier Summit  in Orlando, FL at 2:00 pm EDT.   Good afternoon. …

  • Disruptive Innovation Ahead!January 28, 2014 - Doug McMillon

    What technology-driven innovations will disrupt the global marketplace in the year ahead? Hear from Doug McMillon in a panel discussion on how Walmart is embracing disruptive technology to keep pace…

  • Creating Opportunity by Investing in American JobsJanuary 23, 2014 - Bill Simon

    Good morning! Thanks so much for having me. It’s an honor to be with you. This past year I’ve spoken to just about anyone who will listen about creating opportunity in America. But today I am really…

  • For Veterans, Real Opportunity at WalmartNovember 11, 2013 - Bill Simon

    This op-ed by Bill Simon appeared in Yahoo! News. As more than 1 million service members prepare to transition out of the military over the next five years, their number one concern is jobs. The…

  • Honoring and Celebrating America’s VeteransNovember 11, 2013 - Mike Duke

    Thank you all for being here on this very special day.    Today, we honor and celebrate the service of our nation’s veterans. We owe these brave men and women our security, our liberty, and…

  • Strength in our Business all around the WorldOctober 15, 2013 - Mike Duke

    Remarks as Prepared for Mike Duke Good morning! As always, I’d like to begin by thanking you for being here. I know that many of you were travelling to Northwest Arkansas on Columbus Day. So we…

  • Revitalizing American Manufacturing – and America's Middle ClassAugust 22, 2013 - Bill Simon

    Remarks as prepared for delivery at the Walmart U.S. Manufacturing Summit “What a great meeting this has been. Again, I want to thank you all for being here and being a part of this. “I want to…

  • Reviving U.S. Manufacturing Key to Rebuilding the Middle ClassAugust 22, 2013 - Bill Simon

    Bill Simon’s blog post appeared in The Huffington Post Most of the iconic products we enjoy and use in our daily lives - everything from bikes to jeans to children's toys - used to be produced…

  • E-Walmart: How tech fuels success at the world’s largest retailerJuly 23, 2013 - Neil Ashe

    Walmart Global eCommerce President and CEO Neil Ashe and Chief Information Office Karenann Terrell discuss how technology fuels the success online and offline at Walmart. They were interviewed by…

  • The D.C. Council has forced our handJuly 09, 2013 - Alex Barron

    This article appeared in The Washington Post.  Alex Barron is a regional general manager for Walmart U.S. responsible for about 90 stores and 30,000 associates in the region, including all…